Monthly Archives: July 2013

LEGISLATURES ADMIT IN THEIR STATUTES THAT TEXAS PARENTS HAVE FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS

In Chapter 5 Sec. 151.003 of the Texas Family Code, the legislatures passed that it is every parent’s individual “fundamental right and duty…to direct the upbringing” of your child. Sec. 151.003 might be addressing LIMITATION ON STATE AGENCY ACTION, but that doesn’t change that this is their finding and it passed, signed and sealed. Since…

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Florida Statute 61.13 covering divorce and child custody is unconstitutional on its face: see exactly where and how

Florida Statute 61.13 is unconstitutional on many fronts. The following is the complete text of the statute with specific sections highlighted and the author’s comments embedded inline in red text. The Florida legislators need to go to work and fix this statute so that it reflects the fact that parents have rights and that those…

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Do Florida divorce and child custody laws violate the U.S. Constitution?

I’ve recently had reason to review the divorce, child-custody, and alimony statutes of Florida, and I have come away with a strong belief that these statutes are unconstitutional as written. If you have read my book or my other blog posts, then you are aware that the U.S. Constitution has been interpreted by the Supreme…

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Do parents have constitutional rights to their children?

After providing a lengthy discussion of the existing precedent the US Supreme Court as recently as 2000 has said that: “In light of this extensive precedent, it cannot now be doubted that the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment protects the fundamental right of parents to make decisions concerning the care, custody, and control…

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How can You Challenge the Judge in Family Court?

He who is without words is powerless. Ever Find Yourself Without the Proper Words? You have a lot to make a stand on in a child custody battle. Certainly more than you knew. And you are not alone when you have the knowledge of those before you. You have more power than you had without…

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